hazardous materials

April 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hazardous Materials Incident in Germantown

First responders were dispatched to the Walmart at the Milestone Shopping Center for a hazardous materials incident, according to a tweet by Pete Piringer, spokesman for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service. 20900blk Frederick Rd, Walmart, initially report of sick person, 1st responders discover odor, Hazmat assisting, EMS evaluating several ppl — Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) […]

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January 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Police and Fire to Help D.C. With Inauguration Safety and Security (VIDEO)

The inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump takes place on Jan. 20, and about 100 Montgomery County police officers are assisting the Metropolitan Police Department with security. “The officers that are going down to Washington, D.C. are part of our SERT team, our Special Events Response Team,” said Police Officer Rick Goodale, a spokesperson for the […]

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March 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Serious Collision Involving Tractor Trailer Closes Ridge Road

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a serious collision that occurred Monday afternoon in Damascus. According to police, the three vehicle collision occurred on Ridge Road near Gue Road. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that a 1994 GMC Sonoma was traveling northbound on Ridge Road when for reasons still under investigation, the Sonoma crossed […]

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November 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Cherry Hill Road Reopens After Fatal Collision (PHOTO & VIDEO)

UPDATED  Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision that occurred shortly before 3 a.m. today in the Calverton area of Cherry Hill Road and Broadbirch Drive. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that a 2006 Mack tractor-trailer was traveling east on Cherry Hill Road. Police said a 2012 Infinity EX35 was turning right […]

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May 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Fire Rescue Crews Transporting Eleven People for Carbon Monoxide Exposure in Rockville

UPDATED Montgomery County fire and rescue crews transported 11 workers from a construction site, at 14935 B Southlawn Lane, late Monday afternoon after they were exposed to carbon monoxide. On his Twitter account, Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said some of the workers’ conditions were serious, but he said none of the injuries were life threatening. […]

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July 22, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Building Evacuated on Key West Avenue

Montgomery County firefighters evacuated hundreds of people from a building at 9717 Key West Avenue in Rockville after a hazardous materials incident was reported around 9:30 a.m. on July 22. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer describes the incident on his Twitter account as an “oil spill.” He said emergency medics evaluated dozens of people […]

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